#Travel: Watch what it’s really like to land a commercial airplane

For those that have flown in an airplane before, take-off and landing seem to be only a few seconds when the world zips by through the small passenger window. In actuality, landing, takes many minutes in preparation and approach before the plane touches the ground safely, and looks very different from a pilot’s perspective.

In an amazing video uploaded to YouTube by Air Canada pilot Stan Humphries, he shares his exclusive cockpit view of one of his landings into Hong Kong’s Chep Lap Kok airport.

Check out the amazing concentration that’s required and some amazing views of the cosmopolitan city of Hong Kong below (the entertaining part begins around at 9:00):

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